Jackson Lab Names Interim Managers as Rick Woychik Heads for NIEHS | GenomeWeb

By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of senior managers will lead The Jackson Laboratory on an interim basis as of January, when Richard Woychik steps down as president and CEO to take a new federal government position.

Charles Hewett, Jackson Lab's executive vice president, will oversee all administrative, operating, and mouse resources activities and services. Robert Braun, associate director and chair of research, will oversee research efforts and lead the scientific staff, according to a statement.

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